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    EXOTIC JAPAN

    14 OCTOBER, 2018, 16:00, at ST. Catherine’s Church

    EXOTIC JAPAN

    On 14 October St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra starts it‘s concert season and invites to immerse into exotic Japan!

    In exceptional concert, we will hear a world premier by famous Japanese composer Atsuhiko Gondai, selected unheard pieces of Japanese composers, most beautiful pieces of Lithuanian composers. The soloist that will perform together with the orchestra is Mizuki Aita – a percussion virtuoso from the heart of Japan, a city inhabited by millions, unforgettable Tokyo. A special place in Mizuki‘s life of a performer takes vibraphone – exotic musical instrument of subtle, tender sound charming timbre colours variety. With its help, the soloist together with the strings of St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra will reveal the beauty of Japanese music.

    Performers:

    Vilnius St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra

    Conductor – Modestas Barkauskas

    Soloist – Mizuki Aita, vibraphone (Japan)

    Detailed program:
    RAMINTA ŠERKŠNYTĖ
    „De profundis“

    TAKASHI YOSHIMATSU
    „And Birds are Still“ Op. 72

    ALGIRDAS MARTINAITIS
    „Birds of Eden“

    ATSUHIKO GONDAI
    „Saewol“ (World Premier!)

    JONAS TAMULIONIS
    „Toccata diavolesca“

    LINAS RIMŠA
    „Sarabanda“

    SHION SAHARA
    „The Snow“

    „Aka Tombo“ aranž. Y. Uebayashi

    Tickets here.